The Pastoral Council is a consultative body making recommendations to the pastor. The pastor consults the Pastoral Council on matters of major pastoral concern. The purpose of the council is to promote the spiritual growth of the parish community and to plan ways for the parish to carry out the mission of the Church. The council members represent the interests and pastoral needs of teh parish community. The Pastoral Council works with existing groups and forms new groups as needed to promote the spiritual gorwth and foster the mission of the Church, local and universal.